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Veendam Holds Black & White Ball

Veendam Holds Black & White Ball

Thanks to Bob Hollis who sent in some photos of Veendam‘s Black & White Ball held while the ship was cruising South America. Guests had a great time and, as you can see from the photos, danced the night away.

Digital Workshop: No Touchscreen? No Problem!

Digital Workshop: No Touchscreen? No Problem!

Special thanks to Zuiderdam’s Techspert Krista who posted this on HAL’s Digital Workshop blog. It’s Krista, techspert onboard the Zuiderdam where we’re sailing through the Caribbean and visiting the Panama Canal. As we sail, we’re learning all about Windows 8! I use Windows 8 on a laptop that I upgraded from Windows 7, and guess…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”

‘Flower Power’ Night on Amsterdam

‘Flower Power’ Night on Amsterdam

Amsterdam‘s Flower Power night provided a fun flashback to the lovin’ hippie days. Here are some photos of the staff and dining room ready for the night’s festivities.

Digital Workshop: Fetch Files On Your PC

Digital Workshop: Fetch Files On Your PC

Special thanks to Volendam’s Techspert Frank Barcelona who posted this on HAL’s Digital Workshop blog. Here is a great way to access files from a remote PC when you are traveling. If you have the SkyDrive desktop app for Windows installed on a PC, you can use the Fetch files feature to access all your…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”

HAL Digital Workshop: Macro and Cheese!

HAL Digital Workshop: Macro and Cheese!

Special thanks to Rotterdam’s Techspert John Robert’s who posted this on HAL’s Digital Workshop blog. Macro is one of the various modes on your typical pocket camera. The symbol usually looks like a flower. However, macro mode is not just for flowers anymore! If you’re like many travelers, one of the great things about any…   read more of “HAL Digital…”

Cruise Diary: Meet Veendam’s Personal Trainer Barbara

Cruise Diary: Meet Veendam’s Personal Trainer Barbara

Carsten Korch, Chief Editor and Founder of Peru this Week, is currently sailing aboard Veendam’s 21-Day South America and Antarctica Holiday Voyage with his family. While aboard the ship he will chronicle his cruising experience for us on the blog. Enjoy! Meet Barbara Przybys, personal trainer on board ms Veendam, born in Poland in 1983….   read more of “Cruise Diary: Meet…”

Captain’s Log: Manta and At Sea

Captain’s Log: Manta and At Sea

11th January. Manta, Ecuador: We crept into the port at 0400, ‘crept’ because most, if not all of our guests were still sleeping and I needed to avoid waking them with the vibration of the bow thrust. Approximately 20 of our guests were leaving us here and flying to the Galapagos Islands, hence the need…   read more of “Captain’s…”